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1  She pushed poor Gretel out to the oven, from which flames of fire were already darting.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In HANSEL AND GRETEL
2  Then some of the wood that had been carelessly thrown down, caught fire and began to blaze.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE MOUSE, THE BIRD, AND THE SAUSAGE
3  Then she went and put the fowls down again to the fire, basted them, and drove the spit merrily round.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In CLEVER GRETEL
4  So she left the pan on the fire and took a large jug and went into the cellar and tapped the ale cask.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In FREDERICK AND CATHERINE
5  Early in the morning, Gretel had to go out and hang up the cauldron with the water, and light the fire.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In HANSEL AND GRETEL
6  So she made a fire on her hearth, and that it might burn the quicker, she lighted it with a handful of straw.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE STRAW, THE COAL, AND THE BEAN
7  The old woman has destroyed all my brethren in fire and smoke; she seized sixty of them at once, and took their lives.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE STRAW, THE COAL, AND THE BEAN
8  When dinner-time drew nigh, Catherine took a nice steak, which was all the meat she had, and put it on the fire to fry.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In FREDERICK AND CATHERINE
9  She killed two fowls, scalded them, plucked them, put them on the spit, and towards evening set them before the fire, that they might roast.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In CLEVER GRETEL
10  When they went into the cave, other giants were sitting there by the fire, and each of them had a roasted sheep in his hand and was eating it.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE VALIANT LITTLE TAILOR
11  For, when the mouse had made the fire and fetched in the water, she could retire into her little room and rest until it was time to set the table.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE MOUSE, THE BIRD, AND THE SAUSAGE
12  The guest, however, thought no otherwise than that he was to give up one of his ears, and ran as if fire were burning under him, in order to take them both with him.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In CLEVER GRETEL
13  Hansel and Gretel sat by the fire, and when noon came, each ate a little piece of bread, and as they heard the strokes of the wood-axe they believed that their father was near.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In HANSEL AND GRETEL
14  The brushwood was lighted, and when the flames were burning very high, the woman said: 'Now, children, lay yourselves down by the fire and rest, we will go into the forest and cut some wood.'
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In HANSEL AND GRETEL
15  When she was emptying the beans into the pan, one dropped without her observing it, and lay on the ground beside a straw, and soon afterwards a burning coal from the fire leapt down to the two.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE STRAW, THE COAL, AND THE BEAN
16  An hour or two afterwards the landlord got up, and took his handkerchief to wipe his face, but the pin ran into him and pricked him: then he walked into the kitchen to light his pipe at the fire, but when he stirred it up the eggshells flew into his eyes, and almost blinded him.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE ADVENTURES OF CHANTICLEER AND PARTLET
17  When Mr Korbes came home, he went to the fireplace to make a fire; but the cat threw all the ashes in his eyes: so he ran to the kitchen to wash himself; but there the duck splashed all the water in his face; and when he tried to wipe himself, the egg broke to pieces in the towel all over his face and eyes.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE ADVENTURES OF CHANTICLEER AND PARTLET
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